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Reclining Nude

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This nude is an exercise in foreshortening. Hopefully we will be done with nudes soon!

Three Feet

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These feet belong to my daughters Elizabeth and Emily. I think I am going to have to do another piece to go with it to show Emily's other foot and maybe Matthew's big ol' feet. Charcoal, 2009

Drummer

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These are the hands of my husband, Andy, done for Figure Drawing, Charcoal, 2009

Portrait of Lori McNeil

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This is my friend Lori who was kind enough to pose for me for this portrait. Charcoal, 18x24", 2009

Tootsie Pop

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This is Elizabeth's hand holding a Tootsie Pop. I did thisfor Figure Drawing. Charcoal, 2009

Coupe

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This was a piece I did for extra credit in Figure Drawing. I am happy with it except for the foot on the floor, I just couldn't get it to turn out right. I may work on it more later on.
Charcoal, 18x24", 2009

Still Life

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I did this one for Analysis of Form. The drape in the back is my favorite ballet dress. The point shoes are also mine to use, as is the violin. I was really happy with how this piece turned out. It was a lot of work. The pearls alone took three hours to render.
Charcoal, 18x24", 2009

Right Hand Red

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This one cracks me up, no pun intended. This is a nude I drew for Figure Drawing. It looks like he is playing Twister naked. I am really temped to put the Twister game underneath him. It looks like a really uncomfortable pose....I wonder if he had to stay like that for very long? 2009, charcoal.